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Stories and Tips Kos

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How could it happen to us...

Written by MichaelJM on 26 Sep, 2004

Kos was our first visit to a Greek Island, and we were unsure what to expect. As the transfer bus was dropping others off, we were often relieved that we had not chosen their hotel. However, the bus maneuvered its way out of Kos town…Read More


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Empros Thermi

Written by GB from Devizes on 15 Aug, 2004

The hot spring at Empros Thermi is to be found about 8 miles south of Kos Town. Follow the road out of the town through Psalidi towards Agios Fokas. Once through here, the road starts to climb and wind until it abruptly ends with nowhere…Read More


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Kos Town

Written by GB from Devizes on 13 Aug, 2004

After waking from our "terrible o'clock" set down at our apartment, we walked into Kos Town on day one to explore the place. First impression is one of "how can a town on such a small island be so noisy?" For my sins, I've driven…Read More


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A trip to the southern end of Kos

Written by GB from Devizes on 13 Aug, 2004

Being such a small island, you can comfortably see the major sights in a couple of days. With a jeep at our disposal, we set of for the far end of the island on a blisteringly hot day, so hot that we left the roof…Read More


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The Aegean Excursion

Written by GB from Devizes on 13 Aug, 2004

We'd always wanted to take a sailing trip around the Greek Islands, and Kos would certainly allow us to do this. The excursion boats all tie up in the harbour around 6pm each evening and compete vigorously for your custom. Which one to choose, though? We…Read More


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After dark in Kos

Written by GB from Devizes on 13 Aug, 2004

Having settled in our apartment, we took a stroll the first evening to get our bearings. Pelagos apartments are situated along the main road from Cape Lambi to Tingake and initially the walk into Kos Town looked rather daunting. Sticking to the main road, the first…Read More


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Platani - Kos' Turkish Village

Written by GB from Devizes on 17 Aug, 2004

Platani is to be found about 2 miles south of Kos Town, on the road that will take you to the Asklepeion. The village was originally known as Kermetes. Until 1964 this was a thriving Turkish settlement on Kos, with its own Turkish-speaking school, shops and…Read More


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